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women of distinction

women of distinction

Women of Distinction is our way of highlighting outstanding women and girls who have made a difference in their communities.  These individuals are nominated by their peers and we celebrate their accomplishments during an awards luncheon.  Join Girl Scouts—Dakota Horizons on May 14, 2015 for the 21st Annual Women of Distinction event honoring women in your community who inspire girls to lead. 2015 nominations open: March 1, 2015 – April 15, 2015.

Plated Luncheon
May 14, 2015
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn
Rapid City, SD
Tickets: Advance Tickets Only
$30 Individual
$200 Table of 8 ($40 Savings)Call 605-343-6355
email rrasmussen@gsdakotahorizons.org
visit Girl Scouts—Dakota Horizons
1202 E Francis Street
Rapid City, SD 577012014 Event Photos
Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Molly M. Gribb
Department Head and Professor Civil and
Environmental Engineering (CEE), SDSM&T
Biography
MOLLY GRIBB

Award Descriptions and Nomination Forms Click on one of the links to nominate with the easy, online form or the PDF version. Nominations open: March 1, 2015 – April 15, 2015.

Woman of Distinction Award  This nominee strives to make the world a better place and has made a contribution of time and support to the community. One nominee in each of the following categories will receive this award: Executive Government or Law Professional, Education or Human Services Professional, Corporate Professional, Young Professional Nominate Online Printable PDF
Distinctive Woman of Service Award As a member or employee of the United States Armed Forces, this nominee strives to make the world a better place and has made a contribution of time and support to the community. Up to four nominees will receive this award. Nominate Online Printable PDF
Juliette Gordon Low Legacy Award  This nominee has shown strong, sustained commitment to Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons by partnering with Girl Scouts for the betterment of the organization.Up to four nominees will receive this award. Nominate Online Printable PDF
Tomorrow’s Leader Award  As a registered Girl Scout, this nominee has potential for extraordinary leadership and service, has completed her Girl Scout Gold Award or Silver Award by February 1, 2015 or is a council delegate at the 2015 Annual Meeting. Up to four nominees will receive this award. Nominate Online Printable PDF
Friend of Distinction Award  This nominee is a business or organization that has joined in partnership with Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons to advance the mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.  One nominee will receive this award. Nominate Online Printable PDF

 

2015 Women of Distinction Award Recipients

 Mel B head shot photo Woman of Distinction – Health and Human Service Professional
Melanie Barclay
Regional Director
Make-A-Wish Foundation
  Woman of Distinction – Corporate Professional
Lia Green
President and General Manager
Rushmore Media Company, Inc
Woman of Distinction – Law Professional
Cheryl Hanna
Director
Access to Justice, Inc.
Woman of Distinction –  Young Professional
Codie Lynn Broome
Safety & Loss Prevention Coordinator
Black Hills Works/BH Services, Inc.
Distinctive Woman of Service
Sgt. 1st Class Carolyn Tedford
AMEDD Technician
South Dakota Army National Guard
Desiree Bates Official Photo- head-shoulders photo Distinctive Woman of Service
Master Sergeant Desiree Bates
B-1 Avionics Section Chief
United States Air Force
Distinctive Woman of Service
Maj. Rebecca Trygstad
Administrative Officer for the 139th Brigade Support Battalion
South Dakota Army National Guard
Distinctive Woman of Service
Senior Airman Stephanie Small
Administrative Professional
United States Air Force
Distinctive Woman of Service
Sgt. Rachel R. Sirignano
Flight Medic
South Dakota Army National Guard
Juliette Gordon Low
Johanna Best
Registration Officer
Black Hills State University
Head Shot Juliette Gordon Low
Melissa Hupp
Administrative Assistant/Night Supervisor
KT Connections, Inc./Don’s Valley Market
Mary B head-shoulders photo Juliette Gordon Low
Mary Barrett
Independent Stylist
The New Wave Salon
Tomorrow’s Leader
Haley Erickson
Girl Scout Senior Troop 74314
Girl Scout Bronze Award recipient
Girl Scout Silver Award recipient
Karen head and shoulders photo Tomorrow’s Leader
Karen Jean Witcraft
Girl Scout Ambassador Troop
Rushmore Service Unit
 Hailley's Head shot Tomorrow’s Leader
Hailley K. Ingles
Girl Scout Senior Troop 74113
Delegate to Annual Meeting
10 year pin
Program Aide Award
Dakota Battery Building Friend of Distinction
Dakota Battery and Electric

 

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